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Proud Winner, Accountable Loser

Patrick Nelson, May 6, 2019

Failures, repeated failures, are finger posts on the road to achievement. One fails forward toward success. - C.S. Lewis Have you ever noticed how easy it is to be accountable to success but how difficult… Read More


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Washington vs Lincoln — Who’s the Better President?

Patrick Nelson, February 18, 2019

Washington and Lincoln

Isn’t that kind of like asking, “Which do you prefer — your right arm or your left?”   President’s Day is a celebration of both leaders’ birthdays. But why just them? There are 43 other… Read More


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To Record … or Not Record?

Angie Morgan, August 20, 2018

To Record ... or Not Record?

I’ve been thinking a lot this week about what the circumstances would have to be if I were to record a private conversation.  I’m only coming up with one answer: None. (Not entirely true*)  I don’t… Read More


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7 Prescriptions for Curing Your Workplace Funk

Angie Morgan, August 6, 2018

The Workplace Funk

The workplace funk – do you know what it is?  No, it’s not the moldy sandwich in the shared refrigerator that is stinking up the break room.  Nor is it a fancy jingle – set to the… Read More


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Show, Don’t Tell

Ben Whiting, February 12, 2018

Show, Don’t Tell.

Imagine... it's the first real day of spring in Chicago, a Saturday. You sit on the 151 bus, energizing yourself by listening to Hootie and the Blowfish, Gin Blossoms, and Boyz II Men on your… Read More


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7 Tips for Professionals Seeking to Be Professional

Angie Morgan, October 10, 2016

7 Tips for Professionals Seeking to be Professional

I’ve had some great guidance throughout my career. I recognize not every professional gets insight into the do’s and don’t of the working world, which is why I’m sharing a list of some helpful behaviors… Read More


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7 Tips to Influence and Inspire in the Workplace

Patrick Nelson, September 6, 2016

Leadership happens in moments. Sometimes it’s the smallest things that can positively influence others: A warm smile or “hello” in the hallway Telling someone their project work was exceptional Giving someone your complete attention as… Read More


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Good Leaders Make Success Happen

Courtney Lynch, August 22, 2016

Good Leaders Make Success Happen

Hands down, the highlight of my 10-year-old daughter Kara’s summer was attending Dog Camp. Kara and our golden retriever Jake spent a full week working together to learn tricks, agility and teamwork. The camp was… Read More


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